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1944

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Years: 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 - 1944 - 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949


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  • In Sweden, the law of 1864 that criminalizes homosexuality is abolished.
  • Swedish author of children's books Astrid Lindgren publishes her first book Pippi Longstocking.
  • In Sweden, Erik Wallenberg and Ruben Rausing invent a way to package milk in paper and start the company Tetra Pak.

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